ICF International Awarded Framework Contract Valued at Up to €10 Million to Advise European Commission’s Environment DG on Atmospheric Policy
Services to Address Climate Change, Ambient Air Quality, and Impacts on Health and Environment
London, United Kingdom, April 30, 2007 -
ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) announced today that it has been awarded through its subsidiary, ICF Consulting Limited, a new contract with a €10 million (valued at US$13 million) ceiling over four years. ICF will advise the European Commission’s Environment Directorate-General (DG) on a range of atmospheric policy issues including climate change and air quality, and their concomitant impacts on health and the environment.
“We are pleased to support the European Commission’s Environment DG on atmospheric policy,” said Abyd Karmali, managing director of ICF’s London office. “The European Union (EU) has stated very clearly its intention to act firmly on climate change and on air quality through the European Climate Change Programme and Thematic Strategy on Air Pollution. Some of the key challenges facing the European Union include the different approaches taken by member states in implementing directives and the need to continually evolve policy to keep pace with changes in the science.”
This framework contract provides a mechanism by which the European Commission will be able to access high quality and quick turnaround analysis to support design, analysis, review, and implementation of proposed policies.
“ICF will be bringing considerable experience to this framework contract,” said Dr. Aleksandra Simic, an ICF senior economist based in London. “We have long supported policymakers, including the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, in a variety of countries on issues related to clean air and climate change. This is an exciting opportunity for ICF to apply our in-depth expertise and innovative techniques to help shape environmental policy and improve the quality of life throughout Europe.”
About ICF International
ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver consulting services and technology solutions in the energy, environment, transportation, social programmes, defense, and homeland security markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire programme life cycle, from analysis and design through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 2,000 employees serve these clients worldwide. ICF’s Web site is www.icfi.com.
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